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Herbert Edward STANLEY

Regimental number857
Place of birthOakleigh, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolMount Cole State School, Victoria
AddressMount Cole, Ararat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Hearn, Mount Cole, Ararat, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Place of death or woundingLone Pine, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialThe Nek Cemetery (Special Memorial 5), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Ballarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria: 'In Loving Memory of Our Dear Soldier Sons: The Price of Peace'. Son of Janet HEARN (formerly STANLEY), 49 Eastwood Stret, Ballarat, Victoria and the late David William STANLEY. Native of Oakleigh, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1041 Sergeant D.R. Stanley, 2nd Pioneer Bn, died of wounds, 4 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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